Nitrode is a new HTTP server. It’s a young project but it already has some interesting features:
- Basic auth
- ETag and If-Modified-Since support
- Static files
- Virtual hosts
The thread on the nodejs list has more details, with a good discussion from list regulars.
Node Boilerplate bundles lots of commonly used libraries together to make starting a new Node/Express project very easy. If you use Node a lot you probably have your own way of doing this, or perhaps you use npm, but it seems like it might be a good starting point for new users or tutorial writers.
If you want to experiment with Node, try it out. The author, Rob Righter, is also on twitter: @robrighter.
Twitter Node.js WebSocket Example
This has been kicking around for a while, but I noticed Twitter Node.js WebSocket Example has been updated. I was looking for examples of Node and WebSockets yesterday when I wrote that jQuery polling post, and I dug it up on GitHub.
It’s by Andre Goncalves (@andregoncalves on Twitter), and it’s pretty simple — the server-side part is only 50 lines.